In November 2021, new opera company Theatre of Sound, together with the London Sinfonietta and Live Music Now, presented two special events in London alongside their exciting new production of Béla Bartok’s opera Bluebeard’s Castle, which reimagined the piece as a love story between a long married couple – Duke Bluebeard and Judith – coming to terms with living with dementia.
Inspired by the themes of this unique reimagining and in collaboration with Rare Dementia Support, Judith’s Castle saw award-winning composer Electra Perivolaris working with families living with dementia to create new pieces of music drawn from their stories, experiences and musical memories.
This concert was filmed at Stone Nest in London on 6 November 2021.
Electra Perivolaris Tomorrow's Wonder: A Window Into Our Lives (2021)
Gweneth Ann Rand soprano
Matthew Hargreaves baritone
Catherine Hare flute
Mary Reid harp
Paul Silverthorne viola
Adrian Bradbury cello
Stephen Higgins conductor
Produced by the Theatre of Sound in association with the London Sinfonietta
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Published: 7 Dec 2021